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rearm

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verb re·arm \(ˌ)rē-ˈärm\

Simple Definition of rearm

  • : to obtain new weapons

  • : to supply (someone or something) with new weapons

Full Definition of rearm

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to arm (as a nation or a military force) again with new or better weapons

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become armed again

re·ar·ma·ment play \-ˈär-mə-mənt\ noun

Examples of rearm

  1. The treaty forbids the country to rearm.

  2. Another country was rearming their enemies.



1750

First Known Use of rearm

1750


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